Breeders’ Cup Guide, Pony Express History, and More Must-Click Links of the Week

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Welcome to our link roundup, where we share our favorite stories from around the Internet! Know a link that should be included? Email it to americasbestracing@gmail.com

This is a very nice guide on what you need to know about this year’s Breeders’ Cup. (NBC Sports

I love this story about how Ocala, Fla. came together to provide for its horses as the financial repercussions of the pandemic impacted horse owners in the community. (Ocala Star-Banner)

Grab all of your tissues before you hear the story of a beloved draft horse and donkey who survived the California wildfires when their owners had no choice but to release them to flee the inferno. Adam and Ennis were very brave and I love them. (4 CBS Denver)  

This is cool! I had no idea that one of Tiz the Law’s owners is a professional PGA caddie. (PGA Tour

This is very sweet: Molly, a Pony of the Americas, is acting as a living canvas to help kids in therapy. Good girl, Molly! (KCUR)

I literally had no idea that horses can be trained to do search and rescue by smell. How cool is that? Horses are the best. (The Horse

Did you hear that a horse named Belichick won the final leg of the Canadian Triple Crown? (Touchdown Wire)

God bless the blacksmiths of the world:

If you live in Arizona and are a first responder or a veteran living with PTSD, Hunkapi Farm is offering free equine therapy. (AZ Family

The look on supermodel Bella Hadid’s face as she spends time with her horse Blue is super relatable. (Daily Mail

Do you own a senior horse? This is how you can make sure they stay comfortable and happy. (The Horse

This horse just really, really loves the beach. (Hindustan Times

May you have as much fun this week as this horse is having with his ball:

Meet Sara Yarger, who’s designed a revolutionary new horse halter that will help para-riders care for their horses more easily. (Fremont News Messenger

Did you know that Mongolia had a pony express that spanned 66,000 kilometers in the 13th century? (The Diplomat)

Speaking of the Pony Express, the U.S. version officially ceased to exist on Oct. 26, 1861; however, the delivery service has continued to capture the American national imagination to this day. (Santa Maria Times

Click through just for the photos of a massive Shire draft horse and her BFF, a miniature pony. (Daily Mail

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